Booker announced his campaign in a video on Twitter, speaking about his upbringing, his life in Newark and laying out his vision or America to the beat of the Malcolm X Shabazz High School marching band.
The history of the black cowboy is particularly relevant in Oklahoma, once known as Indian Territory, that was between the cattle ranches in Texas and the trail heads that met with railroads in Kansas and Missouri.
By Nate Morris, senior editor The wind off Lake Michigan garbled his voice as Ja’Mal Green made his way through downtown Chicago between interviews. “Can you hear me?” he asked as reception […]
Each act speaks to a facet of society we have all been affected by, mirroring the interlocking and abutting structure of life.
For kids of color, especially those in North Tulsa, A Gathering Place just might be where reading and having fun finally converge ― and where their imaginations can roam just as much as their bodies will.
In American schools, black children are less likely to see teachers who look like them, so Kandice’s role is essential for self-esteem building and cultural empowerment for her students of color.
I pray that my students will be so lucky enough to arrive in a classroom with a culturally competent teacher who looks like them and is passionately and unapologetically black. And should they not land in a class with a teacher who does not share the same racial ancestry, my next prayer is that they will encounter a benevolent teacher who will love and celebrate them as I have done. I pray they will gain a wonderful pedagogue or role model who will tell them that the sky is the limit for them and that they can be whatever their heart so desires.